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Raising the standards for sports facility projects

We are the recognised trade association for the sports and play construction industry in the UK. All of our members go through a strict checking process:

  • Strict Admission Criteria
  • Standards of Construction
  • Code of Professional Conduct
  • Technical Mediation
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In this issue, celebrity TV lifestyle doctor and Team GB age-group long-distance triathlete, Hussain Al-Zubaidi, offers his views on how physical activity can help ease the pressures on the NHS. He outlines how the sports sector should work more closely with health – an approach he is himself driving at his GP practice in Leamington.

There is also a look an in-depth look at England Hockey’s new strategy and the plans it lays out to grow participation in the sport across the country.

Elsewhere, readers can revisit the SAPCA Technical Meeting, held in Loughborough in November, which attracted a record-breaking attendance. This year’s SAPCA Conference and Awards Dinner is also previewed.

Meanwhile, “active urbanist” Matt Roebuck explains how designing and creating active environments can help create a truly active nation.

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